Horses4Heroes, a Las Vegas-based national non-profit equestrian services organization, will be re-introducing horses to Floyd Lamb Park at Tule Springs, beginning at 1 p.m. Thursday, March 6. Month-long events will run through March 30, including free horseback riding for all ages and all riding levels, visits with farm animals and other family-friendly programs.
Ward 6 City Councilman Steven D. Ross will be joined by officials from the Association of General Contractors (AGC) to officially open Horses4Heroes Days at the park. A new facility with an area for farm animals, a riding arena, mare motel and new fencing will open on Thursday, March 6.
Following the ribbon-cutting, 5-year-old Miss Horses4Heroes 2014 Sophie Juhl, will present the colors during the playing of Lee Greenwood's "God Bless the USA."
DATE: THURSDAY, MARCH 6, 2014
WHERE: EQUESTRIAN CENTER AT FLOYD LAMB PARK AT TULE SPRINGS
DURANGO DRIVE AND BRENT LANE
WHEN: 1 P.M.
WHO: PARTICIPANTS INCLUDE:
COUNCILMAN STEVEN D. ROSS
JOHN LATHAM, U.S. NAVY (Ret.)
SYDNEY KNOTT FOUNDER HORSES4HEROES
DOUG BARNHART AGC BOARD MEMBER
GUY MARTIN, PRESIDENT, AGC LAS VEGAS CHAPTER
About Horses4Heroes, Inc.: Horses4Heroes is one of the most successful equestrian service organizations for our troops, veterans, first responders and their families. Since 2006, Las Vegas-based Horses4Heroes has introduced more than 5,000 servicemen and women to horses and horseback riding, simply because of their sacrifice and service to our country. Our growing national network of more than 260 equestrian facilities in 44 states plus Canada provide affordable recreational, instructional and health and wellness programs for all ages, all riding levels and all disciplines. For more information, visit www.horses4heroes.org or call 888.987.4376. For updates on the equestrian center, visit www.theranchlasvegas.com.